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by goose
Thu Nov 03, 2011 10:48 am
Forum: Shaving Brushes
Topic: Your "Can't Miss" Brush
Replies: 27
Views: 3968

Another vote for the Simpson X2L. The BK4 is superb as well. I could be just fine with one of those brushes.
by goose
Tue Sep 27, 2011 9:25 am
Forum: Skin Care & Hair Care
Topic: Daily Facial Wash
Replies: 25
Views: 8347

Cetaphil is a great facial wash and the only one I will use. The sensitive is super gentle, doesn't dry out my skin at all, and is readily available. I haven't tried out Jack Black or the others but I don't really have any desire to.

Clint
by goose
Tue Sep 27, 2011 9:20 am
Forum: Shaving Creams & Hard Soaps
Topic: Which English Shaving Soap Should I Get?
Replies: 24
Views: 3454

I haven't tried the Harris Naturals but the Harris Lavender, Trumper's Rose and T&H Luxury are 3 classic shave soaps and all will produce a wonderfull lather. The T&H Luxury is primarily lavender scented as well. My personal favorite out of the three is the Trumper's Rose in both scent and performan...
by goose
Mon Sep 26, 2011 10:18 am
Forum: Shaving Creams & Hard Soaps
Topic: IYO: The Best Shaving Soap Ever?
Replies: 73
Views: 9325

I would say the old tallow-based Penhaligon's or Valobra/Art of Shaving.

Clint
by goose
Tue Sep 20, 2011 9:34 am
Forum: Shaving Creams & Hard Soaps
Topic: The Art of Shaving soap
Replies: 12
Views: 2231

The scents of the AOS soaps are just ok. I actually prefer the plain Valobra shave stick in the scent department, but the lather agrees with my face better than the 3T's for whatever the reason. They are pricey but definitely worth checking out and one puck will last 4-6 months.
by goose
Tue Sep 20, 2011 9:30 am
Forum: Shaving Brushes
Topic: Which Simpson?
Replies: 21
Views: 4093

Out of the brushes you listed I would get a Commodore, but if you are willing to look outside of that list I agree with Gordon on this one. The Colonel X2L in Best has been my go to brush for the past few months over brushes that cost 2-3x as much.

Clint
by goose
Tue Jul 26, 2011 4:22 pm
Forum: Selling & Trading
Topic: FS Simpson's 57 Super two-band (ie The Douglas) - Sold
Replies: 4
Views: 942

Update: I just added a picture to the posting.

Thanks for looking,

Clint
by goose
Thu Jul 21, 2011 1:31 pm
Forum: Selling & Trading
Topic: FS Simpson's 57 Super two-band (ie The Douglas) - Sold
Replies: 4
Views: 942

FS Simpson's 57 Super two-band (ie The Douglas) - Sold

I have for sale a two-banded Simpson Douglas used ~5 times. Still has the Simpson box. It's a fine brush but I am picky and find it smaller than my ideal. I will sell it for $150 shipped CONUS. Paypal only please.

Thanks,

Clint


Sold - Thanks
by goose
Mon Jul 11, 2011 2:30 pm
Forum: Shaving Creams & Hard Soaps
Topic: Asking for advice re shaving cream for sensitive skin
Replies: 16
Views: 2786

So much of it is personal I think you probably need to experiment some to find what works with you. For instance most Trumper's soaps bother my skin over time even though I love the scents. Same with most of the 3T's shaving creams. On the other hand Proraso and Tabac don't bother my skin at all eve...
by goose
Tue Jul 05, 2011 2:47 pm
Forum: ShaveMyFace University
Topic: Shaving with Mitchell's Wool Fat
Replies: 24
Views: 10641

MWF is one of the most well regarded shaving soaps out there but I could never get it to lather right and have tried out 30+ soaps and never had a problem getting plenty of lather from any of them. I have extremely hard water in my area and I have a feeling that may have something to do with it. Clint
by goose
Tue Jul 05, 2011 9:06 am
Forum: Shaving Creams & Hard Soaps
Topic: Proraso Green
Replies: 20
Views: 3335

I agree. Great stuff. A lot of products give me skin issues but for whatever the reason my skin always feel great after using Proraso. In the summer I use it almost exclusively.

Clint
by goose
Fri Mar 11, 2011 1:59 pm
Forum: Safety Razors & Blades
Topic: Schick Hydro 3; best cart. razor ever IMNSHO
Replies: 42
Views: 7175

I usually get two weeks or so from 1 Hydro cartridge as well while the typical Sensor cartridge doesn't even last me a week. The problem is a have a feeling that the blade quality in the Sensor has decreased from when it was originally released because they seem to pull a lot more than I remember. T...
by goose
Wed Mar 09, 2011 11:45 am
Forum: Safety Razors & Blades
Topic: Schick Hydro 3; best cart. razor ever IMNSHO
Replies: 42
Views: 7175

I think the Hydro is one of the best cartridge razors I have used. I use it often to shave my neck which is prone to irritation. I don't seem to get the in-growns that I get with some of the other cartridge razors for whatever reason. It does release quite a bit of goop which wouldn't appeal to many...
by goose
Mon Jan 10, 2011 4:33 pm
Forum: Shaving Creams & Hard Soaps
Topic: Brick and Mortar Phoenix, AZ
Replies: 4
Views: 1014

I know Penworks has a shop on the North Side of town. You can find Art of Shaving at V's Barbershop. For the most part though shave goods are pretty scarce.

Clint
by goose
Wed Nov 17, 2010 10:05 am
Forum: Shaving Creams & Hard Soaps
Topic: Diagnose another hard soap lather problem
Replies: 16
Views: 2331

The brush could be part of it. With my larger brushes I have plenty of lather for 3-4 passes, but with my smaller, less dense brushes I have to recharge the brush after each pass.
by goose
Wed Oct 20, 2010 8:38 am
Forum: Selling & Trading
Topic: FS Simpson's Super Polo 10 Two-Band - Sold
Replies: 2
Views: 726

Sold!

Thanks,

Clint
by goose
Tue Oct 19, 2010 8:32 am
Forum: Selling & Trading
Topic: FS Simpson's Super Polo 10 Two-Band - Sold
Replies: 2
Views: 726

See below for latest updates.

Thanks,

Clint
by goose
Mon Oct 18, 2010 9:22 am
Forum: Shaving Creams & Hard Soaps
Topic: Favorite fragrance of hard shave soap
Replies: 46
Views: 4990

Trumper's Limes and Penhaligon's English Fern are my two favorite scents. The Trumper's Rose is also excellent if you enjoy rose fragrances.

Clint
by goose
Fri Oct 15, 2010 9:09 am
Forum: Shopping
Topic: Schick Hydro Facebook
Replies: 60
Views: 8246

I have tried the Hydro 3 and have found I preferred it to the Fusion and Mach 3 but I still didn't like it as well as the Sensor Excel which is my favorite cartridge razor. The lube strip provides a lot of cushion and tends to gunk up the razor when in use with traditional shaving creams but it stil...
by goose
Fri Oct 15, 2010 9:02 am
Forum: Shaving Brushes
Topic: Simpsons Douglas Brush
Replies: 43
Views: 8505

Wow,

I've been away for several months and it is probably a good thing. That is a great looking brush.

Clint